One of the perks of living in Miami are the non-stop, bottle-poppin', liquor flowin' parties on South Beach.
Not only do we have celebrity-status bashes every night of the week, there's a whole whack of 'em to choose from. It's no wonder they call this place the Magic City.
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Under normal circumstances, Ultra Music Festival has pushed even the most seasoned EDM addicts to the very brink of physical and emotional collapse.
But now UMF has expanded to two entire weekends (AKA six whole days), which just might turn certain (weaker) members of the Crossfade team into pathet ... More >>
Winter Music Conference used to be a whole week of industry insiders schmoozing it up and trading records, but now it's all about the pool parties. And does that really bother anyone? If so, you've probably never actually oiled up for one of these sexy things.
So stop being a snob and start strippi ... More >>
Nightclubs? Boring. Music festivals? Too landlocked. Yacht parties? Now you're talking!
Every year during the month of March, South Florida's private yacht rental business booms as electronic dance music fanatics flock to the region for Winter Music Conference and Miami Music Week's EDM cruises.
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With just 29 days till Downtown Miami's Bayfront Park becomes totally flooded with LED-wielding beat freaks ... Ultra Music Festival 2013 has announced its Phase 3 lineup.
Among this final round of 40-plus acts: Intrepid Ultra defender Tommie Sunshine, along with Marco Bailey, Christian Smith, DJ M ... More >>
Just when you thought the party couldn't get any better, Ultra Music Festival has announced its Phase 2 lineup. So let's not bother with the formalities.
Here's who's been added: Alesso, Benny Benassi, Dirty South, Dog Blood (Boys Noize & Skrillex), Eric Prydz, Fedde Le Grand, Hardwell, Loco D ... More >>
America celebrates its 236th birthday this year, and the parallels between our relatively young nation and the popularity spike of electronic dance music are becoming increasingly clear.
From our ties to England to first-generation embodiments of the American Dream, this year's Fourth of July part ... More >>
Check out today's top WMC and MMW parties -- plus Crossfade's fifteen best parties.
Honestly, if you're gonna survive 96 hours of Winter Music Conference, Miami Music Week, and Ultra Music Festival, then your emergency EDM supply kit will need to include a gas mask, goggles, a bikini and/or bana ... More >>
Happy hump day, beat freaks.
How fuckin' rowdy was Steve Aoki last night at Mansion? The Dim Mak Miami party was so worth the $2,500 VIP table for six. Our frat bros loved it. They met so many women named Molly, flirted with all of them.
In fact, after Aoki's set, Molly and the guys ended up ... More >>
When in Rome, you shuffle through the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum with a tour group. Guided by a dopey ex-pat, you learn the condensed histories of these places, take cliché family photos, and drop serious Euro coinage on overpriced gelato.
When in Miami, however, you drop a hundred bucks an ... More >>
Carl Craig says, "Get off the white stuff, beat freaks."The United States of America is totally addicted to the white stuff.
Strung out, fat, unfocused, cranky, fiending -- we are a nation of shrubby slaves to the cane, cube, and spoonful whose bodies (and minds) could never be called beach-read ... More >>
Near-tragedy and heroism have become synonymous with EDM-theme cruises, both around Biscayne Bay and abroad.
On Saturday morning, the MSC Poesia ran aground in the Bahamas and sent beat freaks aboard the Holy Ship! cruise into panic mode as death seemingly knocked on their portholes.
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What do you call Snoop Dogg on ecstasy? DJ Snoopadelic, apparently.The human body is an amazing biological machine. You can try your best to irreversibly damage its every last cell by subjecting it to a sleepless six-day WMC spree of ass-pounding party music, 36-hour dancing blackouts, and a diet ... More >>
Troy Pierce just enrolled in Sunday School.As if Sunday School for Degenerates wasn't already a crazy-ass concept, Made Event's decided to dial up the wonk to an an almost unsafe level.
Step One: Expand the deviant dance marathon from 24 to 36 hours. Step Two: Book Richie Hawtin, Tiga, Adultnapp ... More >>
M.A.N.D.Y. headlines Get Physical Yacht Party.No WMC would be complete without a few yacht parties. And this March has, count them, four stellar lineups aboard the infamous Biscayne Lady.From big-room house heavyweights like Desyn Masiello to underground techno stars like Reboot, there's a bi ... More >>
Simon Baker Headlines Air London ShowcaseNow preparing its third annual WMC installment, Brit label-cum-artist collective Air
London will be landing in Miami on March 22 with another stellar
Last year's sold-out showcase at the Electric Pickle
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Photo by Angela MazurRichie Hawtin headlines Sunday School's 2011 lineup.Four weeks and a few days ago, we here at Crossfade notified all party perverts that Made Event's Sunday School for Degenerates would be expanding its deviant dance marathon from 24 to 36 hours.
At the time, there was no of ... More >>
After a scintillating summer of top bookings that included headliners Steve Bug, Magda, and Troy Pierce, the Techno Loft at Space shows no sign of relenting in its dominance over downtown Miami's big-room techno scene. Saturday night continues the Teutonic trend, with a highly-anticipated perform ... More >>
PL0T presents another installment in their continuing series of brilliant German minimal bookings, with a Miami debut performance by Frankfurt-based DJ/producer Robert Dietz at White Room this Friday night. A relative newcomer to the scene with a few releases on the Cécille and Deep Vibes lab ... More >>